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Suspected drunk pilot held

The captain of a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Islamabad is currently being held on suspicion of being drunk while in charge of a plane.

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Pilot arrested at Leeds Bradford Airport

An airline pilot is in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of being drunk while in charge of a plane.

At about 10pm police were called to Leeds Bradford International Airport where they arrested an airline pilot on suspicion of carrying out an activity ancillary to an aviation function while impaired by drink.

The 54-year-old man, from Pakistan, is currently in custody.

– Spokesman for West Yorkshire Police

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